November 24, 2008

I like you so much I can't spell your name

Filed by Bil Browning | November 24, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Advance Indiana is a laugh a minute anymore. At this point I keep it in my RSS feed just for comedic value. But the best way to tell it's jumped the shark? iPhone users: Click to watch Now match that...Read More

Isn't Oppression Bad and Calling it Out Good?

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | November 24, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Or did I get it backwards. In an LGBT online support community I participate in a few participants were purposefully using the wrong pronouns for a trans person in the media who they did not like. When several people pointed...Read More

The Obama Baby Boom

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 24, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Mark this day on your calendar: August 4, 2009. It may not all happen on that day, but it will mark 9 months since November 4, 2008: the day Barack Obama defeated John McCain in the presidential election. So, that...Read More


I need your opinion

Filed by Bil Browning | November 24, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

We've been considering changing user icons from black and white to color. What's your opinion? Should contributor icons be black & white or color? ( polls) This is, of course, the most important decision you'll ever make. Obviously. (Per reader...Read More

Town Hall Meeting with Marriage Equality New York

Filed by Eric Leven | November 24, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

After the protests everyone has been all, "What's going on? Where do we go? What do we do? What's next?" This Monday November 24th from 6PM-7:30 The NY LGBT Center is holding a Town Hall meeting with Marriage Equality New...Read More

Fundies Launch "Protect DOMA" Website

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 24, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Alliance for Marriage Foundation, which you may remember as the group that drafted the Federal Marriage Protection Amendment, has launched a "Protect DOMA" website and started a campaign to "preserve the federal Defense of Marriage Act." Here's the goal...Read More

18 things you can only say on Thanksgiving

Filed by Bil Browning | November 24, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

A friend sent this funny list of things you can only say on Thanksgiving. I thought I'd use it for today's open thread question. What else can you only say on Thanksgiving? I know how clever Projectors are, so I'm...Read More

HRC: A comment from Dyssonance

Filed by Antonia D'orsay | November 24, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Note from Bil: I'm trying out a new feature with our software that allows me to take a comment and move it up to the front page as a post. Serena's post about HRC's Transgender Day of Remembrance video from...Read More

Wanda Sykes: Black, Womyn, Gay, & Proud

Filed by Bishop Mahee | November 24, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

On the day of National protest against the passage of discriminatory measures in Florida, California, Arizona, and Arkansas, the very air was expectant at Fort Lauderdale's City Hall- and all over this country the message was that the birth of...Read More

MILK: A Sneak Peek and a Few Historical Reflections

Filed by Nancy Polikoff | November 24, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

An anti-gay California ballot initiative. Gay folks marching in the streets. Is it 2008? No. It's 1978. And if you don't know that part of our history, you'll get a good feel for it in "MILK," the biopic that opens...Read More

Why Gay Marriage Is an Asian-American Matter

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | November 24, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

When Asian Week asked me to write an op-ed piece about the aftermath of Proposition 8 and how the issue of gay marriage ties into the Asian-American community, I knew exactly what I wanted to write about. After the an...Read More

Standing Firm, Moving Forward

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 24, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Rea Carey is Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund. Over the past few weeks, the nation witnessed an outpouring of emotion and determination from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)...Read More


Support the site!

Filed by Bil Browning | November 24, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

Advertising on the Bilerico Project is easy and affordable. We have many options available to help you get the biggest bang out of your buck. If you'd advertised last month, your ad would have been seen almost 250,000 times! With...Read More

Favorite Disney Show?! Taylor Swift Never Dated Joe Jonas!

Filed by Michael Buckley | November 24, 2008 | 8:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Comment Questions of the Day! 1. What is your favorite Disney TV show? 2. What do you think of my Hilary Duff show idea? Pitch me your idea for a show for Miss Duff! 3....Read More


"Converting" Mormons

Filed by Ed Team | November 24, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"...Mormons have made an overt effort to posthumously baptize Jewish Holocaust victims. That is not merely silly and disrespectful, that is superfluously offensive. An agreement between Jews and Mormons limited the practice thirteen years ago. But the Mormons returned to...Read More

Is San Francisco "Bad?"

Filed by Bil Browning | November 24, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Oh, Bill O'Reilly. Seriously. With all of your journalistic integrity and professionalism, have you been reduced to starting a segment entitled Traditional vs Secular Progressive and morphing that into a story on San Fran's pot...Read More